The Body of Christ

When I weigh the issue of meat-eating, one inescapable image comes to mind: A priest at my First Holy Communion holding the host over his head like a moon saying, “Behold the body of Christ,” and me trying desperately to wrap my seven-year-old head around the transubstantiation of the Eucharist. While I never actually achieved […]


I Hate Apple

Not just hate: despise. Loathe. Actually, I can remember an even stronger word from SAT vocab books. Here it is: execrate – a word for what you feel when someone you trusted, even loved, has betrayed you profoundly. Until now, hating Apple was my deep, dark secret. The rest of the world seems to be […]